Apprentice Engineering Operative (Technician)- Global Orthopaedics UK Ltd

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Job Summary

Location: Farlington - PO6 1TT
Salary per week: £225.00
Working hours: Mon-Thurs 08.30 - 17.30, Friday 08.30 – 12.00 (37.5 hours)
Applications in by: 31/03/2019
Interview Date: 05/04/2019
Job Code: ED30617

You will learn how to use inspection and test equipment ensuring components meet customer specifications. This will include using mechanical measuring equipment like Vernier’s, Micrometres, gauges and shadowgraph’s. To support your development you will learn about the multi-axis CNC Turning and Milling machining activities that take place on site

Global Orthopedics are a CNC machining company specialising in the manufacture of plates, screws and rods for the support of traumatic bone breaks and fractures of animals. They manufacture proprietary plates for customisation by surgeons and screws for a range of animal sizes. Surgical grade stainless steels are used with dedicated thread-forms that have specialist applications. The company’s business is mainly CNC turning using sliding head lathes, however there are also a number of CNC mills on site. The company is committed to the training and development of young people coupled with excellent levels of staff retention

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Duties will include:

  • Be able to work in accordance with company safety procedures and follow Health and Safety legislation
  • Read and interpret relevant data and documentation used to produce finished components
  • Select and use a range of measuring and test equipment to check components are to the required quality and accuracy
  • Competently complete inspection and compliance documentation
  • Assist in identifying root causes of problems and work with the production team to solve them
  • Report to your line lead in accordance with company procedures
  • Learn about the CNC machinery on site
  • You will be expected to work flexibly as part of a highly skilled team

Skills required:

  • You will have a good level of dexterity and hand skills
  • Demonstrate an interest in manufacturing mechanical components is highly desirable
  • You will have good hand to eye co-ordination
  • Your logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a good contribution to all aspects of the job
  • You need to be able to learn through instruction and experience


  • 20 days annual leave plus 8 days statutory bank/public holidays.
  • Staff rest room
  • Enrolment onto the company pension scheme (after qualifying period)
  • Support through your professional development

Applications in by: 31/03/2019
Interview Date: 05/04/2019
Job Code: ED30617

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